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    Lightbulb Charles Darwin Was an Atheist

    Charles Darwin confessed his atheism in a private letter which has gone up for auction

    The celebrated naturalist, famed for his research on evolution, said he did not believe Jesus was the son of God or that the Bible was divine revelation

    A private letter where Charles Darwin confesses to not believing in the bible or that Jesus was the son of God is set to sell for more than £50,000.

    The esteemed naturalist and geologist was famous for keeping his religious views to himself and very rarely discussed the existence of God.

    It is thought the scientist, famous for his pioneering research on evolution, avoided the subject so he didn’t offend friends and family.

    But in a handwritten letter to a potential reader he shared his honest thoughts.

    Francis McDermott, a barrister and committed Christian, wrote to Darwin on November 23, 1880, with an unusual request.

    He asked: “If I am to have pleasure in reading your books I must feel that at the end I shall not have lost my faith in the New Testament.

    “My reason in writing to you therefore is to ask you to give me a Yes or No to the question Do you believe in the New Testament....”

    McDermott promised not to publicise any response and Darwin wrote back to him the following day.

    The groundbreaking Victorian scientist wrote: “Dear Sir, I am sorry to have to inform you that I do not believe in the Bible as a divine revelation & therefore not in Jesus Christ as the son of God. Yours faithfully Ch. Darwin”.

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    The grand-father of Charles Darwin, Erasmus Darwin, was a Freemason. The theory of 'human evolution' has nothing at all to do with the Jews/Masons, I swear it's true.

    'Militia est vita hominis super terram [The life of man upon earth is a warfare] (Job 7:1).'

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    Rejecting Christianity and embracing Atheism aren't the same thing?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Coillearnach View Post
    Rejecting Christianity and embracing Atheism aren't the same thing?
    Don't tell New Atheists that.

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    There's no way a man of science would believe in the Christian fables.

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    Of course he was, his IQ was over 60...
    Anglo-Saxons are forbidden the same level of racial consciousness of other groups (even amongst Whites).

    While our many accomplishments are forgotten, there is no end of blaming Anglo-Saxons for the problems and inadequacies of the world (White & non-white alike).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Catterick View Post
    Don't tell New Atheists that.
    Are "New atheists" a thing?

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